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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol 7, No. 5 June 21, 1944

Six Divisions?

Six Divisions?

A short while ago it was stated that the French resistance movement would hold up six German divisions at the event of an Allied landing. It is true that 500,000 of young men and women have been sent to forced labour In Germany in the first six months of 1943. Starvation for themselves or their dependents, bring many temporarily into German uniform or war work. A year ago it was estimated that 200,000 were in concentration camps and 30,000 had been shot in the preceding year. Among those shot up to June last were 10,000 Communists who have taken a prominent part in the underground movement.